Lewiston Bridges Border Crossing
Maintains the connection between Lewiston (New York) and the community of Queenston, it consists of a replica of the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls.Something very important that you should know is that this bridge does not allow the crossing of pedestrians, however, the taxi service can operate but with a license. In addition to all this we have mentioned to you, the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge does not have the options that facilitate expedited border clearance for NEXUS and FAST card owners who wish to travel from Canada to the United States, but what they do have in a NEXUS lane that allows you to travel to Canada.
When you pass through the portico you can see the lights that indicate the direction of traffic, this you have to be very aware because if you do not know lanes are reversible, in addition to this there are speed limits (limit of 15 mph or 24 km/h) that you cannot pass.
Statistically it represents fourth place among the busiest bridges in the border areas between the United States and Canada, you can usually have delays of up to two hours.
As for its facilities, the oldest are those of the United States since the inspection facilities on the side of Canada were replaced in 2011. While those of the United States continue to be those built in the year 1962; However, for about three years there is a planning to invest around $ 50 million to update them.
If you need to go through this bridge you should only know that for both countries the facilities that are open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
In addition to this you should know that commercial vehicles that require crossing between the US and Canada in the Niagara Falls area, has to use this crossing.
As for their rates, they are currently charging USD $ 3.75 or CAD $ 5.00 per car just for entering Canada, among the payment methods electronic toll collection is accepted and you can find duty-free shops between the two places